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Danube University Krems
Departments of Information and Knowledge Engineering (ike)

 Contact data
StreetDr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30 
ZIP, City, Region 3500 - Krems (Lower Austria) 
Phone+43-2732-893-2451 
Fax+43-2732-893-4450 
EmailSend Email
Webwww.donau-uni.ac.at/ike 
 Contact person

Univ.-Prof. PhD Silvia Miksch (University Professor)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 1-10  number of researches: 6
 Competencies

 Central aim of organisation
We are concerned with computer-tools and methodsthat support humans in coping with complex information spaces and facilitating new insights visually.

 Briefly describe your organisation
We are concerned with computer-tools, methods, and concepts that support humans in coping with complex information spaces mainly in the medical domain. One of the main interests of our department is to make complex information structures more comprehensible, facilitate new insights, and enable knowledge discovery.

As a matter of fact, the research topics ike focuses on are
(1) Information Visualization and Visual Analytics:
We investigate visual and automatic methods which support the interactive exploration process in order to gain new insights

(2) Plan Management:
We develop methods to support the design of plans and actions as well as to execute, adapt, and maintain these.

(3) Bridging the gab between theory and practice
We examine the usability and utility of our methods and apply them in the medical domain and other application areas.

Data and information are a broad field – we focus particularly on the temporal dimension and study time-oriented data and inform

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - Industrial Application     
   - Visualisation     
   - Virtual and Augmented Reality      
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Process Management     
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Artificial Intelligence     

 ICT keywords
Visual Analytics - Information Visualization, Plan Management
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects

 Inserted / Updated
2006-02-02 / 2009-03-04